Thomas M. Schuster

Thomas M. Schuster, age 79, of Gleason, WI, passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Tom was born on April 8, 1940, in Milwaukee, WI, to the late Ralph and Evelyn (Terry) Schuster. He was married to JoAnn Patti on July 15, 1961; she survives.

Tom attended high school in the Milwaukee area. After high school, he entered the workforce, beginning employment at Allen Bradley. Tom and JoAnn later moved to Delafield, WI, where they spent over 30 years. Tom was the former owner of Waukesha Specialties & Fabricators, Inc., in New Berlin, WI, where he retired in 2002. Tom and JoAnn moved to Gleason to enjoy his passion for the outdoors. He loved hunting and fishing. Above all, he cherished the time spent with his family.

Survivors include his Wife of 58 years, JoAnn Schuster, of Gleason; four Sons, Mark (Carrie) Schuster, of Winneconne, WI, Michael Schuster, of Marengo, IL, Timothy (Lanette) Schuster, of Waukesha, WI, Robert (Brenda) Schuster, of Waukee, IA; 11 Grandchildren, David (Erin) Schuster, of Madison, WI, Erica Schuster, of Loveland, CO, Stephen Schuster, of Sheboygan, WI, Kristina Schuster, of Franklin, WI, Benjamin Schuster, of Neenah, WI, Tyler Schuster, of Milwaukee, Karina Schuster, of Minneapolis, MN, Miranda Schuster, of Manitowoc, WI, Kevin Schuster, of Mesa, AZ, Jacob Schuster, of Hammond, WI, and Annabelle Schuster, of Marango; one Brother, John Schuster, of Brookfield, WI; one Brother-in-Law, John (Debbie) Patti, of Milwaukee.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, Ralph and Evelyn.

In accordance with Tom’s wishes, a private family Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorials are appreciated to the Aspirus Health Foundation or Special Olympics of Wisconsin. The family would like to thank Dr. Rezazadeh and the staff of Aspirus Regional Cancer Center and the Oncology and Palliative Care Units, Aspirus Home Health and Aspirus Home Hospice.

Generations Funeral Home & Crematory, Tomahawk, is assisting the family. You may view Tom’s obituary and leave online condolences at

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